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New Testament Survey: The Book Of First Peter

Written By: Steve Shirley

 

The Book Of First Peter

Author:  Peter (1 Pet 1:1)(In 2 Pet 3:1, Peter wrote that it was his second Epistle.)
(For more on Peter see: Survey: Biography Of Peter)

(1 Pet 1:12) / (Acts 5:32)(1 Pet 2:24) / (Acts 5:30, 10:39)
(1 Pet 1:17) / (Acts 10:34)(1 Pet 4:5) / (Acts 10:42)
(1 Pet 1:21) / (Acts 2:32, 3:15, 10:40)(1 Pet 5:1) / (Acts 2:32, 3:15)
(1 Pet 2:7) / (Acts 4:11)

** The Greek word for "tree" ("Xulon" in Greek)(figurative of the cross) is used by Peter in (1 Pet 2:24) and also in (Acts 5:30)(Acts 10:39).

The Stats:

Date Written:

Place Written:  Babylon (1 Pet 5:13)

Written To: 

Key Verses:  (1 Pet 1:3-7,23-25)(1 Pet 2:9-11,24)(1 Pet 3:1-4,7,12,17-22)(1 Pet 4:8,12-14)(1 Pet 5:4-8)

Purpose: 

Special Emphasis:

Survey:

1. Christian suffering and conduct in the light of full salvation, 1:1-2:8.

2. The believer's life in view of his sevenfold position, and of the vicarious suffering of Christ, 2:9-4:19.

3. Christian service in the light of the coming of the Chief Shepherd, 5:1-14.

(Survey from Scofield Reference Notes [1917 ed.]: Public Domain)